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5 benefits of a couple breakup (well managed)

5 benefits of a couple breakup (well managed)

March 15, 2023

Few life experiences are as painful as lack of love. Feeling the rejection of our ex-partner leads us to live a grieving process that can last several months. And as I explained in our article "The chemistry of love: a very powerful drug", this experience is comparable to that experienced by a drug addict who tries to put aside his addiction to a psychoactive substance, because the neural circuits that are activated when Someone uses drugs, they also do it when we fall in love.

At this time, we can experience a neurochemical imbalance that leads to sadness and obsession, because the levels of some neurochemicals in the brain are altered (for example, serotonin). Our emotional balance is affected, but over time and following the advice you can find in this link it is possible to overcome it. Although heartbreak is painful, it is an excellent opportunity to learn . As the saying goes "what does not kill you makes you stronger".


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Benefits of partner breakup (well managed)

If you are experiencing heartbreak, you may feel that you will always be like this: discouraged, constantly thinking about that person you love, pending the mobile phone in case you receive a call or a message from you that never arrives ... Well, once passed a series of phases, and although now you do not believe it, the breakup of a couple also has its benefits . Which are? In the following lines I explain them to you.

1. It makes you stronger and resilient

Painful situations affect us all, what changes from one individual to another is how we face them. They say that people learn curiosity and pain, and painful situations help us to discover new psychological tools and adaptive behaviors because they put us to the test, they take us to extreme situations emotionally speaking. To overcome the lack of love, for example, is to grow as individuals .


It can also happen that, during the relationship, you have made mistakes, and learning from mistakes is something that has happened to all of us. When we feel the pain of a loss, we can always learn something positive . In this learning we become stronger and, once this arduous stage is over, we become more prepared to face similar situations in the future. Although heartbreak always hurts, this learning can mean less suffering in the future.

Now, it is important to bear in mind that in order to learn from the past, it is necessary to carry out a deep self-reflection and question the meaning of this experience then, otherwise, learning will not occur.

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2. It allows you to leave the comfort zone

The negative emotions that appear during this stage can be used in a positive way. For example, anger is excellent to mobilize if we focus on specific goals that can help us grow instead of our ex. The lack of love hurts, but if we overcome it in a healthy way it can lead us to leave the comfort zone, to reinvent ourselves and try things that we might not try if we were in the comfort of the couple.


When they leave us, we have two options: sink or move . Moving can lead to positive change, and that is why many experts say that the best way to overcome heartbreak is to fight for our own personal development.

3. It helps you to know yourself better

Living as a couple many times we depend heavily on our partner because we share many moments together. In some cases, those people who have been together for a long time, they have serious difficulties to even know themselves . This moment of instability can lead many people to experience an existential crisis, that is, an identity crisis. If the best way to overcome the lack of love is to fight for one's personal development, that requires a high level of self-knowledge.

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4. Improve your relationships in the future

Each relationship that we have can be a learning for future relationships, and can help us to choose couples that fit better with our personality, our tastes and our interests. For example, it is often said that the second love is better than the first.

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5. Tranquility

Some relationships can be traumatic, and although it costs to leave them for emotional dependence, with time one realizes that it was the best option. In these cases, the breakup of a couple can help us find more peace of mind if we are able to recover our self-confidence and recover self-esteem again. For this, the best alternative is to fight for what makes one happy .

In summary…

Love is one of the best experiences that human beings can experience; However, relationships do not always end well. The lack of love, therefore, can be a very painful experience, but if we know how to take advantage of this arduous situation, we can grow as people and be happier . Learning from mistakes is possible and, in fact, we have all done it at some point in our lives. If the relationship is over, surely it was to find something better.


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